Claire Finnney Health Equity

Leadership & Board › Claire Finnney

As the Project Manager for Health Equity at Lupus Therapeutics, Claire leads all health equity programming across the organization, with an emphasis on enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in lupus clinical trials and research.

Prior to joining Lupus Therapeutics, Claire served as a Senior Program Manager at University of Alabama at Birmingham Marnix E. Heersink School of Medicine, where she led the implementation of health equity programs in the Department of Medical Education and fostered strategic community partnerships between the institution and the local community.

Over the last decade, Claire found her passion for health equity and built her career in a variety of roles in community engagement and public health. She served in national service programs with AmeriCorps and the United States Peace Corps and then later moved into community-facing roles at community-based organizations and universities.

She received her Master’s in Public Health with a concentration in Health Policy and her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.